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Twitter Says Mask-for-Edit Button Lure Didn’t Work

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Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Twitter users hoping for the ability to fix a tweet without deleting it and starting over may be disappointed after the social media company said on Wednesday its mask-for-edit button offer didn’t seem to do the trick.

The company had teased in July it would give users the long-sought after ‘edit’ button if people wore face masks to halt the spread of the coronavirus, dangling the offer in a tweet that garnered 2.8 million likes and almost 700,000 retweets.